Sample some of the fine wines for which France is famous with this private full-day Route des Châteaux wine tasting tour in St-Emilion from Bordeaux.
Travel through the rolling vineyards of rural France to St-Emilion, deep in the heart of France’s winemaking country. Gain insight into the region’s winemaking heritage and learn of famous names including Pomerol and Fronsac.
The fertile, sun-soaked soil outside Bordeaux offers ideal growing conditions, and the region has been producing wine for centuries.
Head out into the countryside and discover appellations such as Pomerol, Lalande de Pomerol and Fronsac, each famous for the delicate and fruity wine they produce. Learn about the region’s winemaking heritage and gain insight into the various castle estates around the area.
On arrival in St-Emilion, visit two wine estates and learn about the age-old processes that the grapes go through in their journey from soil to barrel and bottle.
Surrounded by beautiful castles and row upon row of grape-laden vines, enjoy a refreshing apéritif and light snack of delicacies. Afterwards, enjoy a guided tour through the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of St-Emilion, where pretty Romanesque churches tower over narrow, cobbled streets.
Please note: If there are any chateaux you specifically want to visit, feel free to ask your private guide if they can be included in your tour.
- Blending session
- Visits to 2 prestigious Grand cru classé and 1 charming family-run estate
- Pick-up and drop-off
- Wine tastings
- Tour in the medieval village of Saint-Emilion
- French apéritif in the middle of the vineyards
- Friendly and knowledeable guide
Pick up and drop off at your centrally located hotel in Bordeaux